DDE, S-VYASA was initiated in 2007. Distance Education programmes were approved by the Distance Education Council (DEC) in August, 2012 vide notification.
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana or S-VYASA is a Yoga University declared deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 vide Notification Number F.9-45/2001-U.3 dated 8/5/2001 of the Government of India. On june 10th 2013 S-VYASA has been upgraded to 'A' category (Highest for all Universities) by MHRD (Minister of Human Resources Development) of Government of India through their task force(Tondon committee).
DDE has launched correspondence yoga programmes at the Bachelor's level BSc Yoga Therapy and BSc Yoga Education and Master's Programmes MSc Yoga Therapy and MSc Yoga Education.
For aspiring yoga therapists, DDE has launched post graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (PGDYT) and for PGDYTD, a Diploma in Yoga for Doctors. YIC or the Yoga Instructor's Course, a mandatory, gateway course which is a basic yoga course is also being offered by DDE.
The DDE caters to the needs of all the yoga enthusiasts who are unable to attend our Yoga Courses at Prashanti Kutiram campus in the residential mode. It is also the responsibility and the Vision of DDE to teach Yoga through Education. DDE will strive to do this through its Mission - Yoga to Every Doorstep.
DDE has charted out an ambitious plan to acheive its Vision and Mission. About DDE section includes Objectives, MOUs etc of DDE and S-VYASA.
DDE, S-VYASA can be contacted through:
Directorate of Distance Education
S-VYASA, # 19 Eknath Bhavan
Gavipuram Circle, KG Nagar
Bangalore - 560019
Ph: +91 80 22639901 / 02 / 04